Family-owned Wells' Dairy, Inc, the largest family-owned and managed dairy processor in the US, has announced that Mike Wells will become the company's new CEO.
Family members Gary Wells, previous CEO; Doug Wells, co-president; and Greg Wells, senior vice president of operations, will step down from their current positions and any day-to-day responsibilities.
"This decision was made with full support of the family to provide clear focus to critical business decisions and ensuring our organisation can move quickly and efficiently to maximise business opportunities and provide clear and consistent communication across the company," stated Mike.
In making the announcement, the family emphasised their commitment to the long-term viability of the company and its progress toward becoming a top three national brand in ice cream and frozen novelties.
Gary, Doug and Greg will continue to support executive leadership on a consultant basis and the Wells family will continue its representation on the company's board of directors.